Main Street Monticello
P.O. Box 923
Monticello, FL 32345
Phone: (850) 576-0721
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The Halloween Haunting has quickly become a favorite for the kids and adults. Come trick or treat with us on Friday, October 26th and reserve a ghost tour.
The 2013 Jefferson County Watermelon Festival is just around the corner. Something for everyone - food, fun, games, arts & crafts. The kickoff dinner is scheduled for June 7. Check out the Chamber website for more info.
Around-the-Downtown Christmas has become a popular annual event in our hometown. A great way to enjoy the season and support local businesses.

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Main Street of Monticello, Florida, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 1997. We have a board consisting of 8 directors and one project manager.
Our Mission
Creating and marketing a positive image of downtown Monticello and Jefferson County through sound economic development that promotes our future while preserving our past.
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Revitalizing Monticello
There are many reasons for the community to actively encourage the revitalization of our downtown.
An economically healthy downtown:

  • Builds a positive image for its community. An attractive downtown reflects Monticello’s pride in itself and its future.
  • Creates job opportunities. A revitalized downtown attracts new investors and visitors while strengthening services offered to the local community.
  • Saves tax dollars. Revitalization stabilizes and improves the area’s tax base, and protects the investment already made in downtown infrastructure.
  • Preserves the communities historic resources. In an economically healthy downtown, property owners can afford to maintain the historic commercial buildings and thus preserve an important part of Jefferson County’s heritage.
  • Helps to control sprawl. Second stories can be converted into condos and luxury apartments, decreasing the need for more housing developments.
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This expressive display tells the story of America’s love of travel and movement – by ship, horseback, stagecoach, railroad, automobile, airplane, and spaceship.
Opening Night
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Jefferson Arts Center
575 West Washington Street, Monticello, Florida

Journey Stories will be open for viewing
Wednesday through Saturday
10 AM – 4 PM
until February 22, 2014
Call (850) 576-0721 to schedule special groups

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FRIDAY, December 6, 2013 –  3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Fruitcake, candy canes, candied apples, people singing

Christmas carols – Santa arriving on a firetruck. Pictures

of children sitting on Santa’s lap. Stores and restaurants

open late.








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7:00 PM – Second Floor Courtroom

Jefferson County Courthouse

100 Courthouse Circle

Monticello, FL 32344

Main Street presents VETERAN’s JOURNEY STORIES

Veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam and Gulf Wars tell

the story of their Journey to serve their country.

Kirk Reams, County Clerk will serve as

master of ceremonies.

We hope to have five speakers and the

event will be recorded for DVD.

This event is part of the Smithsonian  Museum on Main Street “Journey Stories” Exhibit that will visit Monticello in early 2014. It is free to the public and sponsored in part by Florida Humanities Council, Jefferson County Historical Association and Monticello Main Street, Inc. 


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